Artwork

Valerie Khoo Emergence

Emergence – SOLD

‘Emergence’ is part of the ‘Flying Apostrophes’ series. It’s inspired by the idea that we all have boundless stores of creativity inside us. And all we need to do is give in to whatever is trying to emerge … and magic will happen.
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Valerie Khoo Uprising

Uprising – SOLD

This artwork from the ‘Flying Apostrophes’ series was painted for a very creative woman who regularly inspires audiences with her wit, wisdom and words. Called ‘Uprising’, it’s drawn from the fact that her writing always makes you think and question the status quo. And one day, her ripple of words will create a movement –...
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Valerie Khoo Ebb and Flow

Ebb and flow – SOLD

This piece reflects the idea that life if full of ebbs and flows, positive experiences and challenging ones, moments of elation and ones that are slightly less uplifting. But while there are always some moments of stress and anxiety, as long as we’re facing the right direction … as long as we are true to...
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Valerie Khoo Abbreviation

Abbreviation – SOLD

This is ‘Abbreviation’ from my ‘Flying Apostrophes’ series. It’s a big one – 1.2m x 1.2m and is now living in a lovely home in Perth with its new creative and clever owner. The piece reflects on the fact that we currently live In a time where everyone wants everything to be shorter, sharper and...
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Valerie Khoo Drunken Apostrophes

Drunken Apostrophes – SOLD

‘Drunken Apostrophes’ from the ‘Flying Apostrophes’ series. Acrylic on wood panel. 40cm x 40cm. A quirky look at all those misplaced and misbehaving apostrophes in the world! This has been announced as a finalist in the Petite Pieces Art Prize 2018 and will be exhibited in a group show at Aspire Gallery in Brisbane.
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Valerie Khoo Catching Creativity by the Tail

Catching Creativity by the Tail – SOLD

This commissioned artwork in now in a beautiful home in Melbourne. It’s called ‘Catching Creativity by the Tail’ and was created especially with its new owner in mind. She is an amazing, creative and compassionate woman who has so much creativity to harness and turn into beauty. The artwork depicts the concept that there can...
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Valerie Khoo Shipstern

Shipstern – SOLD

‘Shipstern’ has now winged its way over to its new home in Tasmania. Inspired by the waters around Shipstern Bluff, this piece was created for a creative an dynamic couple who are surging into a new adventure in their lives.
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Valerie Khoo Making Waves

Just take my hand – SOLD

Living near the beach, I wanted to capture the movement and playfulness of the waves at Avalon.
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Valerie Khoo Just take my hand

Let’s Go Down to the Sand – SOLD

‘Let’s Go Down to the Sand’ is a commission from a writer and editor based in Melbourne. She wanted the artwork to reflect water – and I love painting water! She grew up near a beach and this piece is inspired by an iconic Eighties song by an Aussie band, filmed at Maroubra Beach –...
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Valerie Khoo Raine and Horne

Raine and Horne – SOLD

I was recently commissioned to create a triptych for the reception area of the new office of Raine & Horne in Lane Cove, Sydney. This image depicts the Lane Cove area, specifically Linley Point, Riverview, Longueville, Northwood and Greenwich. As a former resident of Lane Cove for many years, this was a project that was...
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Valerie Khoo Ascension

Ascension – SOLD

‘Ascension‘. This wood artwork was painstakingly constructed from separate pieces of wood over many weeks. Each piece has been hand sawn with a Japanese saw, individually hand-painted and then assembled to create a unique artwork. It is truly one of a kind. It was inspired by the concept that it only take a small push...
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